Covid-19 is probably the most challenging time many of us have ever experienced. However, this crisis has opened the door to new ways of doing things. The RSE’s Post-Covid-19 Futures Commission aims to support a better future for Scotland and to build a fairer and more resilient society, through addressing both immediate challenges and longer-term policy and practice questions.
What does a resilient Scotland look like and what threats and challenges does Scotland face in the future? How do we prepare for this?Learn More
What does Covid teach us about how data, evidence and science is accessed, used and communicated by Governments? How can we use this learning to enhance Scotland’s ability to effectively use data, evidence and science?Learn More
What can we learn in terms of practices, approaches and outcomes of those delivering person-centred public service across Scotland? What change is possible in the near future?Learn More
How have the public been informed and engaged in Scotland’s Covid-19 experience? How do we build on this experience to improve the quality of public debate and increase the impact of public participation in decision making ?Learn More
Latest from the Info Hub
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Invited perspective: care homes and the 21st century
In the UK care homes are often seen, both publicly and professionally, as ‘places of last resort’ to live or work in; this needs to be challenged.
Understanding the Covid-19 vaccine
A video resource designed for children in Scotland, to answer some of their biggest questions about the Covid-19 vaccine.
National Theatre of Scotland and The Royal Society of Edinburgh to present a short digital artwork featuring spoken word and movement exploring female resilience in Scotland
Advice paper: risk assessment and risk planning
Response to House of Lords Risk Assessment and Risk Planning Committee inquiry
Video feature on Ellie Hutchinson
Ellie was commissioned to make films with six organisations, exploring how they are including people in the shaping and delivery of activities and support
Get in Touch
We are keen to learn from the experiences of people of Scotland and to hear your ideas about building a better Scotland post-Covid. The workstrands will also be creating opportunities for people to share their experience, and contribute to the work of the Commission. If you have ideas you would like to share with the Commission, please get in touch.Learn more